2009-04-16 / Local & State

Inducted Into Honor Society

Kristen Petersen, daughter of Donald and Lori Petersen, Warfordsburg, has been inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Collegiate Scholastic Honor society at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Kristen, an early childhood/ special education major at Clarion, was inducted in a recent ceremony at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. The induction on April 5, 2009, reflected the joining of the prestigious national organization.

Phi Eta Sigma is a national honor society for college freshmen. Its goal is to encourage and reward academic excellence among first-year students in institutions of higher learning.

The oldest and largest freshman honor society, Phi Eta Sigma was founded at the University of Illinois on March 22, 1923. It has more than 300 chapters throughout the United States and more than 700,000 members.

All students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale at the close of any curricular period during their first year are eligible for membership.

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